Phone Comparison - Gionee Marathon M3 vs Gionee Marathon M5 vs Huawei Honor 7i

general General Info

Manufacturer Gionee Gionee Huawei
Announced November 2014 June 2015 August 2015
Status Available - November 2014 Available - November 2015 Coming Soon - August 2015
Price Rs. 12,999 ($191.16) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 17,999 ($264.69) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 16,400 ($241.18) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White White Black, White, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 144.5 x 71.45 x 10.4 mm
(5.69 x 2.81 x 0.41 in)
152 x 76 x 8.5 mm
(5.98 x 2.99 x 0.33 in)
141.6 x 71.2 x 7.8 mm
(5.57 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
Weight - 213 g (7.51 oz) 160 g (5.64 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz, - Quad-core 1.3 GHz, Mediatek MT6735 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm Snapdragon 616
GPU Mali-450MP2 Mali-T760 Adreno 405
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 3/2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB ROM 16 GB 32/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, OGS AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16.7M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5 inches 5.5 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.63% 72.20% 73.81%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM Radio with Recording FM radio -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4208 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (dual tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama Auto focus, Rotating Lens, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p Yes, 1080p 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 720p [Similar] 5 MP, 84-degree Ultra-wide Angle Lens [Similar] 13 MP, autofocus, LED flash [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP v4.0, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/16 GB, 3/2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
USB OTG Supported - -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 5000 mAh 6020 mAh 3100 mAh
Stand by Up to 787 h - -
Talk Time Up to 51 h (2G)
Up to 32 h 27 min (3G)
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